Tag archive for ‘Senate’
By admin On Saturday, January 30th, 2016

Senator Omo-Agege Calls for Restructuring of NDDC

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege and Senate Speaker, Bukola Saraki LAGOS JANUARY 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Senator representing Delta Central senatorial district in Delta State, Obaisi Ovie Omo-Agege, has called for the restructuring More...

By admin On Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Deltans Jubilate as Omo-Agege Takes His Seat as Senator of Federal Republic of Nigeria

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege LAGOS JANUARY 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-There is jubilation and praises to Good by the people of Delta State as Obaise Ovie Omo-Agege was admitted into the Senator as a Senator of the Federal Republic More...

By admin On Friday, January 1st, 2016

Senator-Elect, Obaisi Ovie Omo-Agege Wishes Deltans Happy New Year

Senator -Elect, Obaisi Ovie Omo-Agege LAGOS JANUARY 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)–Senator Representing Delta Central in National House of Assembly Obaisi Ovie Omo-Agege wishes people of Delta Central Senatorial district More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Buhari Distances Self From Senate’s Anti-Social Media Bill As Protests Mount

LAGOS DECEMBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari will not assent to any bill that is inconsistent with the provisions of the constitution. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Guild of Editors Demand Unconditional Suspension of Social Media Bill

LAGOS DECEMBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) demands, unconditionally, that the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria suspends all proceedings with respect to a proposed Bill, “FRIVOLOUS More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Bill on Social Media is Threat to Freedom of Expression, Online Publishers Tell Senate

LAGOS DECEMBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP) has called on the Senate not to deny Nigerians of their universally recognised right to freedom of expression. In a statement in More...

By admin On Saturday, November 28th, 2015

Court Sacks David Mark, Orders for Fresh Election Within 90 Days

David Mark LAGOS NOVEMBER 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The court of appeal has nullified the election of the former Senate President, David Mark. In ruling on the appeal brought by Daniel Onjeh, the Benue South Senatorial More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Buhari Seeks $200m World Bank Loan for Lagos State

LAGOS OCTOBER 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Senate on Tuesday received a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking it’s approval for US200 million loan for Lagos state development policy II. Moving the motion by More...

By admin On Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Ministerial Screening: Full Text of Amaechi’s Address to Senate

Rotimi Amaechi addressing Ssenate during Ministerial Screening LAGOS OCTOBER 23RD (URHOBOTODAY) Your Excellency, the President of Senate, Your Excellency, the Deputy President of Senate Your Excellency, the leader More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Amaechi’s Fate Hangs as Senate Defer Screening

Amaechi LAGOS OCTOBER 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Senate,Tuesday, failed to screen the former governor of Rivers State,Rotimi Amaechi along other first batch of ministerial nominees. The screening of the former Director More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Amaechi’s Nomination Causes Uproar In Senate

Amaechi LAGOS OCTOBER 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The announcement of the ministerial nominees yesterday, October 6, by Senate President Bukola Saraki resulted in a rowdy plenary session today. Trouble started after Senator More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Petroleum Minister: Senate Set Condition for Buhari

Buhari LAGOS OCTOBER 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-According to vanguard, indications have emerged that today’s plenary session, where the Senate would unveil the ministerial list sent by President Muhammadu Buhari, may be More...

By admin On Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Cash Crunch Hits Nigerian Senators, Reps

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerian Senators and Members of House of Representatives have been hit by biting liquidity crisis as legislative business comes to a stand still, Elombah.com investigations have More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Central Bank of Nigeria, a Monster House of Corruption

By Femi Ayeni LAGOS JUNE 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Central Bank of Nigeria [CBN] under the leadership of Godwin Emefiele last week disclosed that it spent over 290billion Naira for its over heads, salaries, traveling, More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Senate Approves Six Months Jail for Smokers in Public Places

LAGOS MAY 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Senate on Tuesday passed Tobacco bill even as the lawmakers approved six months jail for anybody guilt of smoking in public places. However, the committee revealed in their findings More...

By admin On Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Ibori’s conviction cost British govt N4.4bn –Senate

Chief James Ibori LAGOS FEBRUARY 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Chairman, Senate Committee on Drugs, Narcotics, Financial Crimes and anti-corruption, Senator Victor Lar, revealed on Friday that a whopping sum of £14m (N4.4bn) More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

I Can’t Guarantee March 28th Election Date, Jega Tells Senate

Prof Atahiru Jega LAGOS FEBRUARY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Attahiru Jega, has told Nigerian federal lawmakers he could not guarantee the 2015 general More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Jonathan Sends Obanikoro’s Name, 7 Others Ministerial Nominees to Senate for Screening and Approval

President Goodluck Jonathan LAGOS FEBRUARY 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday sent eight ministerial nominees to the Senate for screening and approval. The names, contained in a letter signed More...

By admin On Saturday, February 7th, 2015

Why Urhobos Must Vote for Jonathan, Okowa?- Onuesoke

President Goodluck Jonathan and Senator Ifeanyi Okowa LAGOS FEBRUARY 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-As the date of the 2015 general election come closer, Delta State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in 20071 More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Stella Oduah, Andy Mba Kick Out of Senate Race

Stella Oduah LAGOS JANUARY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Former aviation minister sacked in February 2014 for purchasing two BMW cars at a highly-inflated price has failed to make the list of People’s Democratic Party senatorial More...

By admin On Saturday, December 6th, 2014

Jonathan, Aguariavbodo Gubernatorial Ambition and Matters Arising

Senator Emmanuel Aguariavbodo By Fejiro Oliver LAGOS DECEMBER 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-“Once upon a time there was a politician who made an especially conspicuous ass of himself and didn’t say the newspapers is More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Uduaghan Undergoes PDP Senatorial Screening, Says He is Most Qualified

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State(Left) Presenting his Documents to Mohammed Babangida Chairman PDP National Assembly Primaries (Right) LAGOS NOVEMBER 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel More...

By admin On Monday, November 17th, 2014

I’m Going to Senate to Better Lives of Oil Producing Communities-Uduaghan

Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan LAGOS NOVEMBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan declared at the weekend that his ambition to represent Delta South Senatorial District in the National Assembly More...

By admin On Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Uduaghan Submits Senate Nomination Forms, Says He’ll Not Disappoint Deltans

Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan LAGOS OCTOBER 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has bought and submitted his Expression of Interest and Nomination forms for the Delta More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Senate Passes Late Ewherido’s Bill On Corporate Manslaughter

Late Senator Pius Ewherido LAGOS SEPTEMBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)– The Senate on Tuesday posthumously honoured its fallen colleague, Senator Pius Ewherido, when it passed a bill on corporate manslaughter, which was More...